Emmy 2020 is happening on September 20, 2020, and it is happening virtually. Well, it is no surprise there as we all know what’s going on in the world – PANDEMIC! Emmy 2020 has also been affected by the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak but guess what? They have decided to fight back. So, the television industry and its fans will still experience an amazing night, but, they don’t have to go anywhere. The Emmy 2020 will come to them.
Emmy 2020 announced its nominees on July 28, 2020. People and celebrities were getting confused but the producers and host, Jimmy Kimmel, were quick to resolve all doubts. Letters were sent to all the nominees co-signed by Jimmy Kimmel explaining that Emmy 2020 will be held virtually.
The letter also guaranteed that they are working on cut-edge technology to make the stars look their best selves. They are working on the cameras, lightings, connections, and everything else. It is a promise that Emmy 2020, like every other Emmy to date, will be the best night for the television industry. And, WE CAN’T WAIT!!!
Emmy 2020 Nominations
Nominations for 72nd Emmy Awards were announced on Tuesday, July 28, 2020, by Leslie Jones, Laverne Cox, Josh Gad, and Tatiana Maslany. Netflix has secured the most number of spots than any other streaming networks (160 nominations).
‘Ozark’ and ‘Succession’ have secured the highest nominations for the drama category. ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ is still leading in numbers in the comedy genre and ‘Watchmen’ is the most nominated show.
List for Emmy 2020 nominations for best drama series is the usual suspects.
‘Better Call Saul’
‘The Handmaid’s Tale’
In the comedy genre of Emmy 2020, the fight is pretty tough.
‘The Good Place’
‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’
‘Dead To Me’
‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’
‘The Kominsky Method’
What We Do In The Shadows’
The limited series category of Emmy 2020 is full of unpredictable winners as well.
‘Little Fires Everywhere’
Actors nominated in the drama series are Jason Bateman for ‘Ozark’, Sterling K. Brown for ‘This Is Us’, and Steve Carell for ‘The Morning Show’. Joining them are Brian Cox and Billy Porter for ‘Succession’, and Billy Porter for ‘Pose’.
In the lead actress category, Jennifer Aniston is nominated for ‘The Morning Show’ along with Jodie Comer and Sandra Oh for ‘Killing Eve’. Olivia Colman is nominated for ‘The Crown’, Laura Linney for ‘Ozark’, and Zendaya for ‘Euphoria.
Nominations in the lead actors in comedy are donned by Anthony Anderson for ‘Black-ish’, Ramy Youssef for ‘Ramy’, and Don Cheadle for ‘Black Monday’. Ted Denson, Michael Douglas, and Eugene Levy are nominated for ‘The Good Place’, ‘The Kominsky Method’, and ‘Schitt’s Creek’ respectively.
Christina Applegate for ‘Dead to Me’ is nominated for Emmy 2020 Best Actress in a comedy role. Her competitors are none other than Rachel Brosnahan for ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’, and Linda Cardellini for ‘Dead to Me’. Catherine O’Hara is nominated for ‘Schitt’s Creek’, Issa Rae is nominated for ‘Insecure’ and Tracee Ellis Ross for ‘Black-ish’.
Emmy 2020 Biggest Snubs
Emmy 2020, like all the other Emmies, has some major snubs. Latinx women performers like MJ Rodriguez, Rita Moreno, and Alexa Demie missed the nominations they deserved. Rhea Seehorn and Bob Odenkirk deserved nominations for ‘Better Call Saul’ but were missed out. While Billy Porter is nominated for ‘Pose’, the series, overall, deserved better recognition.
It is a popular opinion that we cannot deny that ‘Unbelievable’ stars deserved more recognition than what it received. The biggest shocker, however, remained Elizabeth Moss who didn’t get any nomination for ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’.